Ariana Grande Achieves First HipHopMagz Hot 100 No. 1 as 'Thank U, Next' Debuts on Top


After showing on the listing since 2013, Grande reigns, touchdown the primary No. 1 debut for a lady since Adele with “Hello.”

Ariana Grande scores her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 17), as "Thank U, Next" rockets onto the chart at No. 1, arriving because the top-streamed and top-selling music of the week.

The monitor dethrones Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," that includes Cardi B, after seven weeks on prime, though the collaboration ties for the second-most weeks spent at No. 1 within the historical past of the Radio Songs chart.

Let's run down the highest 10 of the most recent Hot 100, which blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales information. All charts will replace on tomorrow (Nov. 13).

Grande's first Hot 100 No. 1: "Next," launched on Republic Records, is Grande's first Hot 100 No. 1, and the 1,079th within the chart's 60-year historical past. She beforehand hit a No. 2 excessive with "Problem," that includes Iggy Azalea, in 2014. "Next" additionally bows as her 11th Hot 100 prime 10 and first since "God Is a Woman," which reached No. Eight in September.

Grande reigns eventually together with her 35th Hot 100 entry. Among Hot 100 chart-topping acts, she ends the longest watch for her first No. 1 (by whole chart appearances from a primary entry) since Justin Bieber set the mark by incomes his first chief along with his 47th charted title, "What Do You Mean?," in 2015.

Grande first hit the Hot 100 (debuting at No. 10) on April 13, 2013, with the eventual No. 9-peaking "The Way," that includes Mac Miller.

No. 1 in streams & gross sales: "Next" launches with 55.5 million U.S. streams and 81,000 downloads bought within the week ending Nov. Eight, in keeping with Nielsen Music. Notably, the music debuts on the Hot 100 with simply over 5 days of streaming and gross sales information, because it was launched late Saturday, Nov. three (because the monitoring week for these metrics runs Friday via Thursday). Grande has launched two movies for the music thus far: an audio clip upon its launch and a lyric video Nov. 6.

With "Next," Grande likewise earns her first No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart and her fourth chief on Digital Song Sales, after "Problem," for 3 weeks in 2014; "Bang Bang," with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj (one week, 2014); and "No Tears Left to Cry" (one, this May).

"Next" additionally drew 11.three million in all-format radio viewers within the week ending Nov. 11.

"God Is a Woman" and "No Tears" are from Grande's third Billboard 200 No. 1 album, Sweetener, which debuted atop the listing dated Sept. 1, whereas "Next" is, as of now, a stand-alone monitor, with the music's lyrics referencing previous relationships with, amongst others, Big Sean, ex-finance Pete Davidson and the late Miller.

Meme-orable: As for its lyrics, aiding the thrill of "Next" are, particularly, its strains, "One taught me love / One taught me endurance / One taught me ache," which have sparked an onslaught of memes.

New at No. 1: "Next" is the 32nd single to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100 and the primary by a feminine artist in three years, since Adele's "Hello" on the chart dated Nov. 14, 2015.

As observed by chart-watcher Jake Rivera, "Next" is the fourth No. 1 debut of 2018, tying the file established in 1995, the primary yr that any single soared in on the summit. "Next" follows prior 2018 No. 1 bows for Childish Gambino's "This Is America" (May 19) and Drake's "Nice for What" (April 21) and "God's Plan" (Feb. three). The 4 No. 1 entrances in 1995: Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone," Mariah Carey's "Fantasy," Whitney Houston's "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" and Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day."

Pop on prime, once more: As "Next" follows Maroon 5's "Girls," that includes Cardi B, at No. 1, two pop songs have led the Hot 100 in succession for the primary time since Jan. 27, when Camila Cabello's "Havana," that includes Young Thug, changed Ed Sheeran's "Perfect." "Next" additionally ends a file streak of 42 weeks of No. 1s with at the least one credited rapper, from Young Thug (on "Havana") to Cardi B ("Girls" and "I Like It," with Bad Bunny and J Balvin). The run additionally included Drake ("Plan," "Nice" and "In My Feelings"); Childish Gambino ("America"); Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign ("Psycho"); and, XXXTentacion ("Sad!").

As "Girls" drops to No. 2, pop songs rank at Nos. 1 and a couple of on the Hot 100 in the identical week for the primary time since Jan. 27 ("Havana" and "Perfect," respectively).

No. 1 is a girl: Grande is the primary feminine soloist to prime the Hot 100 unaccompanied by one other act since Cardi B on Oct. 21, 2017, when her debut hit "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)" spent its third and remaining week at No. 1.

Solo girls in lead roles have led the Hot 100 for simply three weeks (of 46 whole thus far) in 2018, because of "Next," "I Like It" and "Havana." That follows totals of six weeks in 2017 ( two No. 1s); 16 in 2016 (three No. 1s); 10 in 2015 (4 No. 1s); 28 in 2014 (5 No. 1s); and, 17 in 2013 (4 No. 1s).

The final yr by which lead solo girls logged as few as three weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100? 1975, thanks to at least one every for Linda Ronstadt ("You're No Good"), Oli Newton-John ("Have You Never Been Mellow") and Minnie Riperton ("Lovin' You"). (After the Hot 100's Aug. Four, 1958, inception, no lead solo girls reigned till June 27, 1960, when Connie Francis spent her first of two weeks on prime with "Everybody's Somebody's Fool.")

'Thank's for the recollections: Grande is grateful for the fourth Hot 100 No. 1 that features "thank" in its title, following "Thank God I Found You," by Carey that includes Joe and 98 Degrees (2000), "Thank God I'm a Country Boy," by John Denver (1975), and "Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin"/"Everybody Is a Star," by Sly & The Family Stone (1970).

(Grande's new No. 1 additionally takes over because the highest-charting Hot 100 hit to start with "Thank U"; Alanis Morissette's "Thank U" reached No. 17 in 1998. The solely different such title? "Thank U Very Much" by The Scaffold, a No. 69 hit in 1968. You're welcome for that tri …)

More Grande: Beyond the Hot 100's prime 10, Grande's "Woman" holds at No. 20 and fellow Sweetener single "Breathin" prices 32-21, passing its prior No. 22 peak; following the Nov. 7 premiere of its official video, "Breathin" bounds by 64 p.c to 12.2 million streams by 118 p.c to 12,000 bought within the week ending Nov. Eight and claims the Hot 100's prime Streaming and Sales Gainer awards.

"Next" simply outperformed Maroon 5's "Girls" within the monitoring week, because the latter drops to No. 2 on the Hot 100 after seven weeks at No. 1. Still, "Girls" leads Radio Songs for a 16th week, with 109.three million in viewers (down Four p.c), tying for the second-longest No. 1 run within the chart's 28-year historical past. "Girls" matches the longest Radio Songs reign this century, equaling Carey's 16-week command with "We Belong Together" in 2005.

Here is an up to date take a look at the longest-leading Radio Songs No. 1 for the reason that chart launched in December 1990:

Longest-Leading Radio Songs No. 1s
Weeks at No. 1, Title, Artist, Date Reached No. 1
18, "Iris," Goo Goo Dolls, Aug. 1, 1998
16, "Girls Like You," Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, Aug. Four, 2018
16, "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey, May 28, 2005
16, "Don't Speak," No Doubt, Dec. 7, 1996
14, "No One," Alicia Keys, Nov. three, 2007
14, "Because You Loved Me," Celine Dion, April 13, 1996

Below "Next" and "Girls," Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode" drops to No. three from its No. 2 Hot 100 peak, because it posts a 3rd week at No. 1 on each the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts; Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" dips to No. Four from its No. three Hot 100 excessive, whereas logging an eighth week atop Hot Dance/Electronic Songs and turning into every act's first No. 1 on the Pop Songs airplay chart; and, Juice WRLD's "Lucid Dreams" descends Four-5 on the Hot 100 after reaching No. 2.

Rounding out the Hot 100's prime 10, Halsey's "Without Me" hits a brand new excessive, leaping 9-6; Post Malone's "Better Now" falls 5-7, after hitting No. three; Kodak Black's "ZEZE," that includes Scott and Offset, backtracks 6-Eight after debuting at its No. 2 peak; Sheck Wes' debut hit "Mo Bamba" rises 10-9, reaching a brand new finest rank; and, Lil Baby and Gunna's "Drip Too Hard" retreats to No. 10 after hitting No. Four.

Find out extra Hot 100 information on this week and, for all chart information, you possibly can hear (and subscribe) to Billboard's Chart Beat Podcast and Pop Shop Podcast and observe @billboard and @billboardcharts. And once more, you’ll want to go to tomorrow (Nov. 13), when all charts, together with the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh.